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UPC Youth Council members took part in a ceremony unveiling the first sign establishing Tobacco Free Play Zones in local parks. To get involved, click image.

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"OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICINE: Youth Issues" will be the focus of a special presentation Monday, Oct. 6 at the UPC general meeting at 7 p.m. For details, click here.

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SECURE YOUR MEDICATIONS: UPC encourages families to lock up your medications with RXArmory, which can be purchased here through the coalition.

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The NOVA Marijuana Prevention Task Force will present “Marijuana Harmless? Think Again” in Spanish on Oct. 1 at Wakefield High School in Arlington. Click for Spanish and English flyers. For more information on marijuana, click on image.

Prescription Drug: National Problem

Prescription drug abuse is a national problem affecting people of all ages and backgrounds. Teens and young adults are especially susceptible to prescription drug abuse. Read more

Marijuana Survey

Please take this anonymous survey to help UPC gather information from the community on perspectives on marijuana. Deadline: Oct. 14.

P.R.O.T.E.C.T. Against Substance Abuse

Middle school and high school students and their parents have the opportunity at "Protecting Against the Realities of Substance Abuse" programs to hear personal stories from families impacted by substance abuse and get the facts from county experts.
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